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Saki to Unveil Cutting-Edge Inspection Innovation to US-Market at IPC APEX Expo 2024

In-Line Automated Inspection: The Latest Solutions for Maximum Speed, Flexibility and Efficiency

Chicago, USA – March 12, 2024 – Saki Corporation, an innovator in the field of automated optical and X-ray inspection equipment, will be exhibiting at IPC APEX Expo 2024 in Anaheim, CA USA from April 9-11. On booth #1642, Saki will be showcasing its unique range of automated inspection solutions including AOI and the award-winning X-ray Automated Inspection System (AXI).

Increasing demand for Saki’s advanced total solutions for in-line automated inspection for SMT processes in the US-market have further strengthened Saki’s strategic focus and commitment to the Americas region. Significant expansion of the sales representatives’ network and technical sales support infrastructures will be introduced at the electronics manufacturing industry’s largest North American trade show. Furthermore, visitors to booth #1642 will discover the high-speed, high-precision automated inspection capability of Saki’s latest hardware and software.

The Saki technology team will present the company’s latest equipment lineup for high-speed, high-precision AOI and AXI in-line inspection:

  • AXI
    3Xi-M110 – the industry’s fastest automated X-ray inspection solution and winner of a Global Technology Award 2023.
  • AOI
    3Di-LS3 – advanced AOI with powerful dome lighting feature and on-site camera module upgrade capability.
  • SPI / AOI
    3Di-ZS2 – perfect for AOI inspection of extra-large PCBs featuring Saki’s rigid gantry and innovative Z-axis optical head control for improved accuracy. Saki’s 3D-SPI and AOI systems share a single hardware and software architecture, allowing for complete compatibility. Interactive 3Di-ZS2 demonstrations at the booth with demonstrate the power of a streamlined operation.

In addition to its machine solutions, Saki will also present its versatile software suite which works with the equipment to form a total solution for quality inspection:

  • QD Analyzer, Saki’s powerful SPC system, a BF2-Monitor for offline reviews and a Multi Process View (MPV) demo station will present Saki’s software strength that greatly improves process troubleshooting and determines root causes. These innovations will help clients increase automation to solve labor & resourcing issues, tackle skills shortages, improve productivity and achieve greater manufacturing quality and efficiency.
  • One Programming function (reference exhibit) – Software system for batch operation and centralized management of SPI, AOI, and AXI on a line-by-line basis.
  • AI Solutions (reference exhibit) – an introduction to Saki’s unique integration of AI functionality.

“The Americas’ manufacturing industry is of prime importance to Saki. We are expanding our specialist and dedicated team focused on delivering our world-class inspection solutions with world-class expertise and support,” said Craig Brown, General Manager, North America of Saki America. “We look forward to welcoming visitors to our booth in Anaheim to discuss all the latest developments in our equipment and software range.”

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